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Microbiology (Medical Sciences)

12 months
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26100 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
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About

Microbiology (Medical Sciences) is a well-funded research area at Newcastle University. This creates a vibrant and dynamic environment for postgraduate study.

Overview

The Centre of Bacterial Cell Biology researches bacteria cell biology and biochemistry. It provides scientific insights crucial for the discovery and development of new antibiotics. It provides solutions to a huge range of industrial and environmental problems. Other research interests include:

  • chromosome replication and segregation
  • transcription and translation
  • protein structure, function and engineering
  • cell envelope, growth and division
  • synthetic biology, development and gene regulation
  • bacterium-host interactions.

Your development

Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS) at the Newcastle University researcher development Microbiology (Medical Sciences) programme 

Each faculty offers a researcher development programme for its postgraduate research students. We have designed your programme to help you:

  • perform better as a researcher
  • boost your career prospects
  • broaden your impact.

Through workshops and activities, it will build your transferable skills and increase your confidence.

You’ll cover:

  • techniques for effective research
  • methods for better collaborative working
  • essential professional standards and requirements.

Your programme is flexible. You can adapt it to meet your changing needs as you progress through your doctorate.

Doctoral training and partnerships

There are opportunities to undertake your PhD at Newcastle within a:

  • Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT)
  • Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP).

Being part of a CDT or DTP has many benefits:

  • they combine research expertise and training of a number of leading universities, academic schools and academics.
  • you’ll study alongside a cohort of other PhD students
  • they’re often interdisciplinary
  • your PhD will normally be funded.

Find out more about doctoral training and partnerships

If there are currently opportunities available in your subject area you’ll find them when you search for funding in the fees and funding section on this course.

The following centres/partnerships below may have PhD opportunities available in your subject area in the future:

  • Discovery Medicine North - MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership
  • EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecular Sciences for Medicine (MoSMed)
  • Newcastle Liverpool Durham BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • You will receive a tailored package of support from the University to ensure you maximise your research and future career. There are also opportunities to undertake your research at Newcastle within a Doctoral Training Centre, Centre for Doctoral Training or Doctoral Training Partnership.
  • It supports your research whilst developing your professional skills and confidence.
  • You will make an on-going assessment of your own development and training needs through personal development planning (PDP) in the ePortfolio system. Our organised external events and development programme have been mapped against the Vitae Researcher Development Framework to help you identify how best to meet your training and development needs.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There is no application closing date for this course. We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

MPhil

  • A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject.
PhD
  • A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a master’s degree would be advantageous.
MD
  • A MBBS, or an equivalent medical degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Full time International students - £26,100 - £37,900 per year

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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